OryCon 24 Program

As of November 19, 2002

An Index of Program Participants is also available.

NOTE: This schedule is a work in progress!

Friday November 22, 2002

12:00 PM Friday

Wilson
Along Came A Spider-Man
Has Hollywood finally gotten a comic-book movie right? And if not, will they ever?
Forsythe, Margaret; Gilligan, ElizaBeth; Sanders, Drew
Nehalem
Not with a Bang
Choose your own Doomsday Scenario
Berry, Douglas E; Fiscus, James W; Glass, James C
Nestucca
Art: Erotic or Pornographic?
Some art shows limit how revealing or graphic art can be. Is this censorship? What’s the difference between erotic and pornographic and who should judge?
Louve, Rhiannon M; Seed, Lee; Smeds, Dave

1:00 PM Friday

Santiam
(open)
(open)
Wilson
A Different Standard
Can a comic book movie ever really stand with ‘Citizen Kane’ and ‘Casablanca’ as a truly great film? Do we set lower standards for comic book flicks? Should we?
MacGregor, Loren; Sanders, Drew; Younts, Patrick
Nehalem
Through A Utopia, Darkly
Which future-SF vision is more likely, utopian bliss or cyberpunk cynicism?
Gilligan, ElizaBeth; Marley, Louise
Nestucca
Art: Where There's No Gravity
The female form in SF art.
Mott, Betsy; Organ-Kean , Margaret; Seed, Lee; Tripp, Tammy; Albrecht

2:00 PM Friday

Santiam
Wars of the World
Israel and Palestine, Afghanistan, Eastern Europe – a look at today’s (and perhaps tomorrow’s) hot spots.
Duval, Dan C; Noller, Brian; Trowbridge, Dave; Troupe, Tim
Wilson
Are Comic Book Plots"Real" Literature?
Comic plots can be surprisingly complex and involved. So why aren’t they ‘real’ literature yet?
Murphy, Kevin Andrew; Slusher, Dave; Smeds, Dave; Younts, Patrick
Nehalem
Gender Issues in SciFi
Heinlein, Tepper, & BeyondHave we really improved since the “Golden Age”?
Gordon, Eve; Landry, Bridget; Plemmons, Mir; Ward, Cynthia; Lovett, Rick
Nestucca
Illustrations
For fans that resent that there are few pictures in our books as we grow up, how to bring back illustrations to our favorite books.
Herring, Douglas; McAuliffe, Fiona; Seed, Lee; Albrecht; Sturgeon, Jeff
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (2:00 Chris Bunch, 2:30 Jim Fiscus)
Bunch, Chris; Fiscus, James W

3:00 PM Friday

Klamath
Hi Tech: Lying With Pixels
Video manipulation tech is now live. Can we trust what we’re seeing “in the news”?
Bartley, John; Yalow, Ben
Santiam
Is it now chic to be geek
Is this the age of the geek?
Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn; Gelb, Janice; Hutson, Melinda; Landry, Bridget; Radford, Irene
Wilson
The Brave GM: Difficult Players
When players lack imagination, drop out of character, or (horrors!) cheat – GMs need to get creative.
Berry, Douglas E; Louve, Rhiannon M; Nisbet, Andrew; Underhill, Brian J
Nehalem
Luddite SF
Can it be anti-technology and still be SF?
Slusher, Dave
Umpqua
Readings 3:00 Dave Trowbridge, 3:30 Eric Witchey
Witchey, Eric; Trowbridge, Dave
Nestucca
Electronic Books, Electronic Art
As more SF/F readers turn to e-books (and e- magazines), how must cover art and interior illustrations evolve?
Herring, Douglas; Ludke, L. Pierce; McAuliffe, Fiona; Organ-Kean , Margaret; Sturgeon, Jeff
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (3:00 Dave Smeds, 3:30)
Smeds, Dave

4:00 PM Friday

Klamath
Scary Laws
Learn about all the new and proposed laws that make privacy on the net an endangered concept.
Hayes, Frank; Slate , Glenn; Smeds, Dave
Santiam
Steal That Tune….
Filkers have borrowed tunes from folk sources, rock singers, Broadway shows, you name it. And not all of the results are parodies....
Bohnhoff, Jeff; Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn; Dixon, Steve; Hitchin, Jeffrey
Wilson
The Brave GM: Death Scenes
How do you kill off a long-beloved player character, and make it work?
Berry, Douglas E; Underhill, Brian J; Younts, Patrick
Nehalem
So many effects, so little Plot
Does Hollywood really believe that SFX will draw butts to megaplexes better than good scripts and compelling characters? Are they right?
Barnes, Steve; Borkowski, Janet; Tackett, Dave; Tripp, Tammy
Umpqua
Readings (Edd Vick,4:30 Lori Ann White)
Vick, Edd; White, Lori Ann
Nestucca
White Wolf Goes"Respectable"?
Can an edgy game publisher make it with the mainstream, or are they raining on your masquerade?
Louve, Rhiannon M; Murphy, Kevin Andrew; Pryor, Anthony
Writer Workshop
Synopsis Workshop
Small Group - Sign-up in Green Room Synopsis Workshop
Bunch, Chris
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (4:00 , 4:30)

5:00 PM Friday

Klamath
Scary Laws II
Learn about all the new and proposed laws on copyrights – how will it impact users and artists.
Greenberg, Martin; Hayes, Frank; McCarty, Joan; Slate , Glenn
Santiam
Literary Filk Lyrics
If you haven’t read the books, can you appreciate the songs about their heroes? Darn good question....
Bunnell, John C; Hitchin, Jeffrey
Wilson
Pagan & Proud
Wiccans and other neo-pagans are coming out of the broom closet – but how are their neighbors reacting?
Lohkamp, David; Owen, Louise; Williams, Theo J; McKain-Storey
Nehalem
If Schools Taught Klingon….
Why are so few Americans multi-lingual?
Bigelow, Betty; Conly, Judith; Noller, Brian
Riverview
*setup* for dance
Umpqua
Plaster Paris Face Mask making for kids (6-15)
Come let the kids make a mask for the masked ball
O'Rourke, Mike
Nestucca
The Other Cons
Are you unfaithful to OryCon? What other cons do you attend, and what do you like about them?
Fellows, Elizabeth; Organ-Kean , Margaret; Patten, Fred; Yalow, Ben

6:00 PM Friday

Klamath
Napster Effect
Did Napster hurt or help the music industry? Now what?
Lamb, Jean; Pryor, Anthony
Santiam
Studies Show….or Do They?
How well do scientists back up the results they claim? Does peer review work, or does government need to step in?
Davidson, Howard; Hutson, Melinda; Landry, Bridget; Lovett, Rick
Wilson
Polyamory: When One is Not Enough (18+)
The mysteries of multiple attraction. Mature adults only, please.
Hartman, Norman E; Martin III, Edward; O'Halloran, Marybeth; Olsen,Alan
Nehalem
Carrying A Big Stick….
We don’t need no stinking rules! The US may be the last, strongest superpower – but how many treaties can the US break before the rest of the world unites against us?
Fiscus, James W; Moscoe, Mike; Trowbridge, Dave
Riverview
Opening Ceremonies ((6:30)
The not ready for Prime Time Players - it hurts so good
Conly, Judith; Greenberg, Martin; Letourneau, Guy; Matthews, Susan R; Seed, Lee
Umpqua
Plaster Paris Face Mask making for kids (6-15)
O'Rourke, Mike
Nestucca
Con Disasters
Gelb, Janice; Nisbet, Andrew; Radford, Irene

7:00 PM Friday

Klamath
SF & the Second Amendment
A comparison of real-world self-defense issues (that is, guns & gun control) to what SF proposes. What’s out there – and what isn’t but should be?
Bartley, John; Duval, Dan C; Nisbet, Andrew; Slate , Glenn
Santiam
Rocks of the Fourth Kind - Meteorites
McGown, Robert
Wilson
Mythology, Ritual & Religion
Mythology, ritual and religion as necessary tools of society
Hromic, Alma A; MacGregor, Loren; Owen, Louise; Plemmons, Mir
Nehalem
History of Mars Missions
Landry, Bridget
Riverview
GOH Filk Concert (Maya & Jeff Bohnhoff)
Bohnhoff, Jeff; Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn
Umpqua
From Menace to Romance: Vampiric Evolution
Bram Stoker’s original Dracula deserved to be staked, but we’ll jump today’s vamps before they can use their hypnotic powers. When and how did they change?
McMahon, Donna; Seed, Lee; Albrecht
Nestucca
Flirting 101
Lyris, Sonia Orin
Gaming Yakima
GURPS WWII: All the King’s Men (RPG)- Yakima
Underhill, Brian J

8:00 PM Friday

Klamath
Mini-Concerts 8:00 Darragh Metzger / 8:30 Steve Dixon
Dixon, Steve
Santiam
SETI - Is there anybody out there?
Murray, Dareth
Wilson
The Ethics of Magic
The moral obligations (if any) do pagans and other magic practitioners face?
Alexander, Heather; Gilligan, ElizaBeth; Owen, Louise; Radford, Irene
Nehalem
One Nation Under God….
What part of separation of church and state are we not getting. Do you remember the pledge?
Forsythe, Margaret; Hendrix, Howard; Plemmons, Mir
Riverview
GOH Filk Concert (Maya & Jeff Bohnhoff)
Bohnhoff, Jeff; Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn
Umpqua
The Official White Wolf Fan Club
Nestucca
Women in Tights
Are today’s female superheroes still bimbos in Spandex, or have comics finally caught up with sexual equality?
Younts, Patrick

8:30 PM Friday

Art Show
ART SHOW RECEPTION
Axemaker, Lacey; Seed, Lee; Albrecht

9:00 PM Friday

Klamath
Mini-Concerts 9:00 Anne Prather/ 9:30 Jeff Hitchin
Hitchin, Jeffrey; Prather,Anne
Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Wilson
Filking: Chaos
Nehalem
In the Name of Security
How much have we given up since 9/11 – and what do we need to take back?
Gross, Harold; Lamb, Jean; McCarty, Joan
Riverview
*setup* for dance
Umpqua
The Official White Wolf Fan Club

10:00 PM Friday

Klamath
Mini-Concerts 10PM Rhiannon Louve/ 10:30 Escape Key
Louve, Rhiannon M
Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Wilson
Filking: Chaos
Nehalem
Where men are men
Real survival experience, how books get it wrong, a topic on survival training in varies environments.
Duval, Dan C
Riverview
Dance
Umpqua
The Official White Wolf Fan Club

11:00 PM Friday

Klamath
Filking
Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Wilson
Filking: Chaos
Nehalem
Vampires, Mummies, & the Holy Ghost
Which do you find the most terrifying?
McCarty, Joan; Murphy, Kevin Andrew; Albrecht
Riverview
Dance
Umpqua
The Official White Wolf Fan Club

12:00 AM Friday

Klamath
Pagan Circle
Lohkamp, David; Owen, Louise; Williams, Theo J
Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Wilson
Filking: Chaos
Nehalem
The Official White Wolf Fan Club
Riverview
Dance
Umpqua
The Official White Wolf Fan Club
Nestucca
Midnight Horror Readings( James C Glass, Joan M McCarty,Alan M Clark/Lori Ann White)
Clark, Alan M; Glass, James C; McCarty, Joan; White, Lori Ann

Saturday November 23, 2002

9:30 AM Saturday

Klamath
Christian Fandom
Forsythe, Margaret

9:00 AM Saturday

Riverview
Tai Chi
Barnes, Steve
Umpqua
Kidcon: Masked Ball - Mask Making
Come Paint Your Plaster mask or create a new one! Adults welcome
Hoffert, Karyn

10:00 AM Saturday

Klamath
Christian Fandom
Forsythe, Margaret
Santiam
Code & Crossbones: the E-Piracy Issue
What can – or should – authors do to protect their works against e-pirates?
Bartley, John; Majerus, Laura; McCarty, Joan; Slusher, Dave; Yalow, Ben
Wilson
Schools Divided
Time was when schoolhouses were the heart of a community. Now with vouchers, home schooling, and special-needs programs on the rise, are schools tearing communities apart instead of drawing them together?
Barnes, Steve; Gilligan, ElizaBeth; Meadows, Robyn; Sauby, Shane
Nehalem
15% of How Much?
How agents earn their keep.
Bunch, Chris; Perry, Steve; York, Christina F
Riverview
*setup*
Riverview (Table1)
*setup*
Letourneau, Guy
Umpqua
Kidcon: Story Conceived for Kids
Sansone, Tracy
Nestucca
Readings: Alma A. Hromic / Louise Marley (10:30)
Hromic, Alma A; Marley, Louise
Gaming Boardroom
D&D Kung Fu (RPG)
Younts, Patrick
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (10AM Irene Radford, 10:30 )
Radford, Irene

11:00 AM Saturday

Klamath
The High Frontier: Past, Present, Future
A look back at early space-station ideas, and a look forward at what we might yet build.
Gregory, Hugh S; Nordley, G. David; Rosenblum, Mary; York, Steven J
Santiam
Palmtop 101: Buyer's Guide
What, you don’t have a PDA yet? Hear our experts discuss what’s coolest and what’s most practical.
Bartley, John; Gelb, Janice
Wilson
The World of One Card
We love debit cards and hate dollar coins. How long before cash disappears entirely? (And what will the panhandlers do when it does?)
Holt, Marilyn; Ludke, L. Pierce; McMahon, Donna; Trowbridge, Dave
Nehalem
And Now for Something Completely Different
Breaking the European medieval mindset: Asian-themed fantasy, urban fantasy, maybe even Roman fantasy? Getting creative with one's imagination
Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn; Radford, Irene; Radthorne, Kevin; Strub, Deborah K
Riverview (Stage)
Jedi Costuming
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Buike, Kate
Riverview (Table1)
Casting Costume Props
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Letourneau, Guy
Riverview (Table 2)
Spinning Demo
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Mitchell, Syne
Riverview (Table 3)
Demo Rune Reading
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Matthews, Susan R
Riverview (Table 4)
SM - Pluses and Negatives of Print on Demand
Swenson, Honna; Swenson, Patrick J
Riverview (Table 5)
SM- Fraud in the 21st Century - How the con artists are getting your money
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Eng, Cecilia
Umpqua
Kidcon: Multimedia Art
McKain-Storey
Nestucca
Readings: Jean Lamb / Ken Scholes (11:30)
Lamb, Jean; Scholes, Ken
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (11AM Nina Kiriki Hoffman, 11:30 Alma Hromic)
Hoffman, Nina Kiriki; Hromic, Alma A

12:00 PM Saturday

Klamath
Jam in the Key of C (bring own instruments!)
Alexander, Heather; Bohnhoff, Jeff; Eng, Cecilia; Hills, Callie
Santiam
E-E-E: (Ebooks. Epublishing, Epiracy)
Bartley, John; Gorden, Greg; Lamb, Jean; Radthorne, Kevin
Wilson
A Sensitive Kind of Guy
Is there a new kind of guy in SF, or is it still the same old ruff, macho space pilot or sword lackey?
Kenyon, Kay; Marley, Louise; Niven, Larry; Rengstorff, Marie; Lovett, Rick
Nehalem
Disenchantment
Fantasy novelists’ portrayals of Christian and Christian-like faiths often seem harsh and authoritarian or as a totalitarian backdrops to stories. What’s the source of the antipathy?
Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn; Bunnell, John C; Ferrari, Mark; Harper, Ashley J
Riverview (Stage)
Soldering Tutorial - for costume makers
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Greenfield, Steve
Riverview (Table1)
Casting Costume Props
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Letourneau, Guy
Riverview (Table 2)
Embroidery Demo
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Oltion, Kathy
Riverview (Table 3)
Workshop on Music for Masquerades
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Borkowski, Janet; Tackett, Dave
Riverview (Table 4)
SM- Writing Workshops and Conferences, Uses and Abuses - OWC, PNWA, Willamette Writers, Clarion, Clarion West etc…
Witchey, Eric
Riverview (Table 5)
SM- IVF who gets to have kids and who decides
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Rosenblum, Mary
Umpqua
Kidcon: Magical Monsters
Sansone, Tracy
Nestucca
Readings: James Glass / Nina Kiriki Hoffman (12:30)
Glass, James C; Hoffman, Nina Kiriki
Gaming Yakima
GURPS Traveller (RPG)
Berry, Douglas E
Art Show
Art Techniques Demo by Artist GOH
Seed, Lee; Albrecht
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (noon Syne Mitchell/Martin Greenberg (12:30))
Greenberg, Martin; Mitchell, Syne
Green Room
Sketching a Novel in an Hour
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
York, Christina F
St. Helens
SWFA - Business Meeting
Fiscus, James W; Gilligan, ElizaBeth; Hendrix, Howard

1:00 PM Saturday

Klamath
Boffers: Part One
Lyris, Sonia Orin; Slate , Glenn
Santiam
Broadband Brouhaha
Which is better, cable-modem or DSL? Do home users need either? And who owns those fiber-optic cables running under your sidewalk?
MacGregor, Loren; Olsen,Alan; Pryor, Anthony; Yalow, Ben
Wilson
What to Do With a Red Shirt?
How to Kill off Characters
Ross, Deborah J; Vukcevich, Ray
Nehalem
Enchantment
Today’s fantasy fiction tends to look kindly on Wiccan, “New Age”, and earth-based faiths. Why?
Hromic, Alma A; Troupe, Sean; Ward, Cynthia; Williams, Theo J
Riverview (Stage)
Knitting chain mail
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Bigelow, Betty; Schmidt, Audrey
Riverview (Table1)
Mask Making w/Buckram & Millinery Lace
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
MacGregor, Lauryn
Riverview (Table 2)
Lace Making
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Radford, Irene
Riverview (Table 3)
SM- Short Story Critique - Clarion Format
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Scanlon, Michael
Riverview (Table 4)
SM - Digging for Stories: How to find your best Stories
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Kenyon, Kay
Riverview (Table 5)
Pen and Ink - Demo
Organ-Kean , Margaret
Umpqua
Farscape and the troubles at SciFi
Terminating your favorite show?
Axemaker, Lacey; Perry, Steve
Nestucca
Readings Mark Bourne / Howard Hendrix (1:30)
Bourne, Mark; Hendrix, Howard
Art Show
Docent tour by Mike Ferrari
Ferrari, Mark
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (1:00 Kevin Andrew Murphy, 1:30 Dianna Rodgers)
Murphy, Kevin Andrew; Rodgers, Dianna
Green Room
Sketching a Novel in an Hour (Part II)
York, Christina F
St. Helens
Koffeeklatsch - Susan Matthews
Matthews, Susan R

2:00 PM Saturday

Klamath
Boffers: Part Two
Lyris, Sonia Orin; Slate , Glenn
Santiam
Minority Report
Non-Windows systems platforms – the art, literature and games
Greenfield, Steve; Moore, John; Noller, Brian; Olsen,Alan
Wilson
What I Really Do
Most writers can’t live on their writing alone, so they have ‘real’ jobs. Are there jobs that are particularly suited to a writer?
Gunn, Eileen; Matthews, Susan R; Swenson, Honna; Swenson, Patrick J
Nehalem
Guest of Honor Play Reading"The Bargain"
Conly, Judith; Lasswell, Patrick S
Riverview (Stage)
Workshop - Designing games for Cell Phones - WAP, SMS, J2ME - how to put incredible ideals in teensy weensy devices
Gorden, Greg
Riverview (Table1)
Mask Making w/Buckram & Millinery Lace
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
MacGregor, Lauryn
Riverview (Table 2)
Demo of Armor Making
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Tackett, Dave
Riverview (Table 3)
Demo of Musical Instruments
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Faber, Cat; Hills, Callie
Riverview (Table 4)
SM - Urban and Urbane Fantasy: Perdido Street Station is set in a quasi-London. What are some other fantasies set in real or surreal cities, either modern or historical?
Kaufman, Jerry
Umpqua
In the Next Dimension
Is there a market for 3-dimensional SF art?
Fellows, Elizabeth
Nestucca
Readings: Maya Bohnhoff / Steve Barns(2:30)
Barnes, Steve; Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn
Gaming
Clay-O-Rama: Ripping Little monsters apart
Come try your creative skills playing this fast paced game of strategy, luck and artistic talent. Make clever little monsters out of Play-Doh, then rip your opponents little head off! Scream! Throw things! Fun for all ages and the whole family! Children too young to read and count must be accompanied by an adult, but are welcome! The same goes for adults."
Bigelow, Betty
Gaming Yakima
GURPS S.W.A.T. (RPG)/GURPS Traveller (RPG)
Berry, Douglas E; Underhill, Brian J
Fan Room
Same Old Line
Where do con-com get their panel ideals? Why does every convention’s list of panels sound the same?
Gilligan, ElizaBeth; Meadows, Robyn; Stansbury, Debra
Art Show
Color Mechanics
Alexander, Durlyn; Butler, Gail J; Tripp, Tammy
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (2:00 Larry Niven, 2:30 Ru Emerson)
Emerson, Ru; Niven, Larry
St. Helens
Koffeeklatsch - Howard V Hendrix
Hendrix, Howard

3:00 PM Saturday

Klamath
GoH Interview: Martin Greenberg (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
Greenberg, Martin; Rusch, Kristine Kathryn
Santiam
The Failed Promise of Modern Technology
Cell phones, DSL, Digital ready TV and still not happy?!
Butler, Gail J; McMahon, Donna; O'Halloran, Marybeth; York, Steven J
Wilson
Dementia 101 (Writing About Insanity)
Buike, Kate; Holt, Marilyn; Rodgers, Dianna; Vukcevich, Ray
Nehalem
Fact Checker
Does fantasy need to be historically accurate?
Bratman, David; Bunch, Chris; Patten, Fred; Strub, Deborah K
Riverview (Stage)
SM- Awakening the Artist Within (Pencil Games to get the creativity flowing)
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Mott, Betsy
Riverview (Table1)
Hand Building Tiles
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
McKain-Storey
Riverview (Table 2)
Ladies Sewing Circle and Terrorist Society
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
York, Christina F
Riverview (Table 3)
Wind Up Toys
SM - Requires sign-up in green room
Slusher, Dave
Riverview (Table 4)
Planning for Mars MSOR's Bid to bring the International Mars Society Conference to Eugene in August 2003
Frederick, R.D."Gus"
Umpqua
Kidcon: Wand Creation for Kids
Sansone, Tracy
Nestucca
Readings: Judith Conly /Susan R. Matthews (3:30)
Conly, Judith; Matthews, Susan R
Gaming Boardroom
Wild Cards: Deuces Down (RPG)
Murphy, Kevin Andrew
Fan Room
Writing for Free the Zine-Writer's mindset
Art Show
Art Demo by Ashley J Harper
Harper, Ashley J
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (3:00 Jerry Oltion, 3:30 Steve Perry)
Oltion, Jerry; Perry, Steve
St. Helens
Koffeeklatsch - Irene Radford
Radford, Irene

4:00 PM Saturday

Klamath
Sue Petrey Auction (4:30)
Santiam
Evolution
Science vs. Religion – why do they disagree? And if people can re-engineer themselves – where does that leave God?
Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn; Faber, Cat; Scholes, Ken; Trowbridge, Dave
Wilson
Burnout
When writers stop writing, and what can be done to help them get back to the typewriter.
Gunn, Eileen; Mitchell, Syne; Monk, Devon
Nehalem
Censorship & Children's Lit
Harry Potter’s been banned in South Caroline; why is kids’ SF/F considered so dangerous?
Gross, Harold; Harper, Ashley J; Patten, Fred; York, Steven J
Riverview
Masked Ball: Dance Techniques
Get in a dance lesson before the ball!
Stansbury, Debra
Umpqua
Kidcon: Computing with Chocolate
Letourneau, Guy
Nestucca
Readings Ru Emerson / Mark Ferrari (4:30)
Emerson, Ru; Ferrari, Mark
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (4:00 Jim Glass, 4:30 Michael L Scanlon)
Glass, James C; Scanlon, Michael
St. Helens
Koffeeklatsch -

5:00 PM Saturday

Klamath
Sue Petrey Auction
Santiam
Send in the Clones
The Ethics of Biotech
Faber, Cat; Lamb, Jean; Rengstorff, Marie; Rosenblum, Mary
Wilson
Synopsis
How to use a synopsis to sell a book.
Dalmas, John; Glass, James C; York, Christina F
Nehalem
Loss of Ritual
Does the loss of ritual in major religions contribute to the need for ritual in fantasy and in 'alternative spirituality?
Gilligan, ElizaBeth; MacGregor, Loren; Owen, Louise; Plemmons, Mir
Riverview
*setup*
Umpqua
Costume & Character
Half of a successful costume’s secret is the persona you put on when you wear it: tips on character creation
Conly, Judith; MacGregor, Lauryn; Moore, John; Strub, Deborah K
Nestucca
Readings: Eve Gordon / David D Levine (5:30)
Gordon, Eve; Levine, David D
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (5:00 Deborah Ross,5:30 Alan M Clark)
Clark, Alan M; Ross, Deborah J

6:00 PM Saturday

Klamath
Concert - Cecilia Eng
Eng, Cecilia
Santiam
Messing with Your Table
- the genetic engineering of food: If the cows have human DNA and we eat them, are we cannibals? This and other issues with GMO (genetically modified organisms)
Bunnell, John C; Duval, Dan C; Nisbet, Andrew; Radford, Irene; Lovett, Rick
Wilson
Rejectomancy
The black art of determining how your writing career is coming along by close inspection of the timing, wording, and other meaningless details from your rejection letters.
Levine, David D; Ross, Deborah J; Silverstein, Janna; York, Steven J
Nehalem
Liars' Panel
The real secrets of getting published....
Bourne, Mark; Swenson, Honna; Swenson, Patrick J
Riverview
*setup*
Umpqua
Costumers' Shopping List
Where can the would-be costumer find fairy wings and robot parts – without breaking the bank?
Glass, Gail; Greenfield, Steve; Moore, John
Nestucca
Sexy Male Costuming
What appeals, what appalls.
Borkowski, Janet; Landry, Bridget; Tackett, Dave

7:00 PM Saturday

Klamath
Whose Line is It Anyway?
Martin III, Edward; Owen, Louise; Silverstein, Janna; Vick, Edd
Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Nehalem
Lord of the Rings and the work of Peter Jackson
Louve, Rhiannon M; Pryor, Anthony
Riverview
Endeavour Award (Reception 7:30)
Bunch, Chris; Conly, Judith; Fiscus, James W; Greenberg, Martin
Umpqua
Influence of Non-Western Costume
A discussion of non-Western clothing styles and the ways they can be adapted for costume creation.
Bigelow, Betty; Strub, Deborah K; Tackett, Dave

8:00 PM Saturday

Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Klamath
Mad Scientists for a Different tomorrow Present:"We Came in Peace"
Scott, David
Wilson
Filking: Chaos
Nehalem
Alternate Prehistory
Do new discoveries in paleontology offer ideas for alternate history? Is this prehistory an untapped resource for AH?
Emerson, Ru; Moscoe, Mike
Riverview
Reception: Meet the Pros ((*setup*: *:30)
Conly, Judith; Greenberg, Martin; Matthews, Susan R

9:00 PM Saturday

Klamath
Ask Dr. Genius
Ad-lib answers to audience questions.
Letourneau, Guy; Sauby, Shane
Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Wilson
Filking: Chaos
Nehalem
The Official White Wolf Fan Club
Riverview
Masked Ball
Umpqua
Less than serious Pagan rituals - readings of the worst pagan liturgy and bad ritual
Owen, Louise

10:00 PM Saturday

Klamath
Mini-Concerts 10PM / 10:30 Frank Hayes
Hayes, Frank
Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Wilson
Filking: Chaos
Nehalem
The Official White Wolf Fan Club
Riverview
Dance

11:00 PM Saturday

Klamath
Memorial: Ogre
Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Wilson
Filking: Chaos
Nehalem
The Official White Wolf Fan Club
Riverview
Dance

12:00 AM Saturday

Klamath
Pagan Circle
Lohkamp, David; Owen, Louise; Williams, Theo J
Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Wilson
Filking: Chaos
Nehalem
The Official White Wolf Fan Club
Riverview
Dance
Nestucca
Midnight Horror Readings (Kevin Andrew Murphy/Adrian Bourne)
Bourne, Adrian; Murphy, Kevin Andrew

1:00 AM Saturday

Klamath
Filking
Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Wilson
Filking: Chaos
Nehalem
The Official White Wolf Fan Club
Riverview
Dance

2:00 AM Saturday

Klamath
Filking
Santiam
Filk Circle: Bardic
Wilson
Filking: Chaos
Nehalem
The Official White Wolf Fan Club
Riverview
Dance

Sunday November 24, 2002

9:30 AM Sunday

Riverview
Tai Chi
Barnes, Steve

9:00 AM Sunday

Gaming Boardroom
At Close Quarters
Berry, Douglas E

10:00 AM Sunday

St. Helens
Cereal & Cartoons
Santiam
The Price of Space
How expensive would space exploration and travel be – where should the money come from?
Gregory, Hugh S; Nisbet, Andrew; Niven, Larry; Rosenblum, Mary
Wilson
How to do Anthologies - Nuts and Bolts
Greenberg, Martin
Nehalem
Hideously Misacculturated
Panelists explore the myth of fan as an outsider in regular society.
Butler, Gail J; Kaufman, Jerry; Tackett, Dave; Tompkins, Suzanne; Yalow, Ben
Riverview
Tai Chi
Barnes, Steve
Umpqua
Morning Humor Readings
Martin III, Edward; Monk, Devon; Oltion, Jerry; Oltion, Kathy; Radford, Irene
Nestucca
Readings: Deborah Ross /Harold Gross (10:30)
Gross, Harold; Ross, Deborah J

11:00 AM Sunday

Klamath
Twisting History
Adlib responses of plot twist to a moderator’s evil twisted alternative history suggestions.
Bunch, Chris; Fiscus, James W; Mueller, Sara; Oltion, Jerry; Perry, Steve
Santiam
When Asteroids Attack
In space, 75,000 miles is a hair’s-breadth miss. Can we afford not to keep a better eye out for the next one?
Glass, James C; Gregory, Hugh S; Niven, Larry
Wilson
Libertarianism vs. Socialism
Letourneau, Guy; Sauby, Shane; Reed, Theresa
Nehalem
Myth of Fannish Tolerance
Is fandom tolerant? Hear our panelists and decide for yourself.
Bourne, Adrian; Sanders, Drew; Tompkins, Suzanne
Riverview
Figure Drawing Workshop with Mike Ferrari
Live model - paper and crayons supplied
Ferrari, Mark
Umpqua
Storytelling Session ( Andrew Nisbet, 11:30 Ru Emerson)
Nestucca
Readings: Christina York / Dave Smeds (11:30)
Smeds, Dave; York, Christina F
Writer Workshop
Joys of Research -- On-line research network for genre writers
Gilligan, ElizaBeth
Hotel Lobby
Autographs - GOH Susan Matthews,Kay Kenyon (11:30)
Kenyon, Kay; Matthews, Susan R

12:00 PM Sunday

Klamath
Insider Look at up coming Movies with Syndicated film critic Gareth Von Kallenbach
Von Kallenbach, Gareth
Santiam
People for the Ethical Treatment of Mars
Assuming we get there in the first place, what should we – and shouldn’t we – do with what we find?
Forsythe, Margaret; Frederick, R.D."Gus"; Nisbet, Andrew
Wilson
George Lucas: Tarnished Genius?
What’s the deal with the latest Star Wars flick? Has George finally lost his cinematic instincts?
Barnes, Steve; Harper, Ashley J; Perry, Steve; Sauby, Shane
Nehalem
LARP 101
What is “live action role playing”, anyway?
Conly, Judith; Lyris, Sonia Orin; Slate , Glenn; Underhill, Brian J
Riverview
Art Auction
Bigelow, Betty
Umpqua
Readings: ( Kevin Andrew Murphy 12:30)
Murphy, Kevin Andrew
Nestucca
Readings: Kathy Oltion / Irene Radford (12:30)
Oltion, Kathy; Radford, Irene
Writer Workshop
Wordos Writer's Group: Care and Feeding of a Critic Group
Witchey, Eric
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (noon Christina F York, 12:30 Howard V Hendrix)
Hendrix, Howard; York, Christina F

1:00 PM Sunday

Klamath
TransOrbital - Privatizing Space
Radley, Charles F
Santiam
The Future of Physics
How close are we to time travel or breaking the light barrier? The latest news from the front lines.
Davidson, Howard; Hartman, Norman E; Nordley, G. David
Wilson
Great Adaptations
With the success of Harry Potter and the first Tolkien film, has Hollywood finally proven it “gets” SF/F? And if so, what should they adapt next?
Borkowski, Janet; Bratman, David; Emerson, Ru
Nehalem
Your Friendly Neighborhood Witches
Okay, so Willow tried to blow up the planet – but TV, film and teen fiction mostly show Wiccans and witches as positive role models these days. What gives? (And should we expect a backlash?)
Troupe, Sean; Troupe, Tim
Riverview
Art Auction
Bigelow, Betty
Umpqua
Readings: (1:00 ElizaBeth Gilligan,Michael L. Scanlon,1:30)
Gilligan, ElizaBeth; Scanlon, Michael
Nestucca
Readings: Rhiannon Louve / Joan McCarty (1:30)
Louve, Rhiannon M; McCarty, Joan
Writer Workshop
How to write for the RPG Industry
Younts, Patrick
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (1:00 Heather Alexander, 1:30 Steve Barnes)
Alexander, Heather; Barnes, Steve

2:00 PM Sunday

Klamath
GoH Interview: Susan R. Matthews (My Panel With Andrej)
Matthews, Susan R
Santiam
The Climes They are A-Changing
Global warming – or the next Ice Age? Which should we be more worried about?
McMahon, Donna; Read, Wolf
Wilson
The Three Faces of Toondom
Some is darn near “real” (Final Fantasy), some is highly stylized (Phantom Investigators, Samurai Jack), and some is just plain retro (Lilo & Stitch). Where’s animation really headed?
Moore, John; Patten, Fred; Pryor, Anthony
Nehalem
Stalking the Wild Anthology
Getting into anthologies is often a new writer’s greatest desire – and greatest challenge. Here are tips.
Conly, Judith; Greenberg, Martin; Murphy, Kevin Andrew
Riverview
Concerts: Echo's Children/ Heather Alexander (2:30)
Alexander, Heather; Faber, Cat; Hills, Callie
Umpqua
Readings: (2:00,2:30John Dalmas)
Dalmas, John
Nestucca
Readings: Mary Rosenblum / Kay Kenyon (2:30)
Kenyon, Kay; Rosenblum, Mary
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (2:00 , 2:30)

3:00 PM Sunday

Klamath
Fascination with the Fallen
A look at our continued interest in fallen angels and their evolution from books to art and movies.
Seed, Lee; Albrecht
Santiam
Onions & Orchids
Come tell us what you think of the convention - suggestions for OryCon25
Axemaker, Lacey; Umberger, Helen
Wilson
Secret Adventures of Jules Verne
Matthews, Susan R; Perry, Steve; Shattan, Ariel; Torres-Catalayud, Adela; Vincent, Denise
Nehalem
Virgin, Mother, Crone - and Engineer
Has recent SF put new emphasis on feminist themes?
Gilligan, ElizaBeth; Landry, Bridget; McMahon, Donna; Mitchell, Syne; Moscoe, Mike
Riverview
More Heather Alexander
Alexander, Heather
Umpqua
Readings: (Wolf Read,)
Read, Wolf
Nestucca
Readings: Dianna Rodgers / Dave Trowbridge (3:30)
Rodgers, Dianna; Trowbridge, Dave
Gaming
Hotel Lobby
Autographs (3:00 John Dalmas,)
Dalmas, John

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